Melissa Pelletier

Melissa Pelletier.



Melissa Pelletier has researched, written, and edited educational content for a variety of publications and companies. From writing lesson plans for educators to explaining technological concepts like blockchain, she is adept at distilling complex topics in a way that's easy to understand. 


  • Master of Arts, Educational Communication and Technology, New York University, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science, Double Major - Motion Pictures and History, University of Miami, 2004

A Word From Melissa Pelletier

Knowledge is power in the journey to good health. I hope these articles help you in your efforts to understand the complicated world that is the human body. ​ 

About Verywell and Dotdash

Verywell, a Dotdash property, is a friendly resource where you can explore a full spectrum of health and wellness topics, from comprehensive info on medical conditions to useful advice on fitness, nutrition, mental well-being, pregnancy, and more. We take a human approach to health and wellness, delivering accessible solutions and offering a welcome alternative to clinical sites.

Our writers not only have a deep proficiency in the topics they cover, but an undeniable passion to help others live and feel their best. Our articles are written by experienced healthcare professionals and industry experts and are vetted by board-certified physicians. We work hard to make sure that everything you read is not only accurate and comprehensive, but also trustworthy and actionable. And our content is regularly updated to ensure that we only deliver top quality information to you. We cut through all the clutter so you and your loved ones can start living Verywell.